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McCrory appeared in more than 70 movies and television shows, notably playing the steely Aunt Polly in the crime drama “Peaky Blinders,” which premiered in 2013 and developed a following in the United States after being picked up by Netflix.
In these wild places, I began to make the long, slow shift from imposing a steely will over my body to actually inhabiting it.
Among them are Alena Boudreau, a steely Helen Mirren-like character, and Ben Walker, a former DARPA investigator, who team up to find Maeve before she’s turned into a bioweapon.
The lawyer's steely gaze was sunk in the soft blue depths of hers.
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
His hand flashed out and grasped the other's wrist in a steely grip.
THE JUDAS VALLEYGERALD VANCE
She plunged into the chilly equinoctial darkness as the clock struck ten, for her fifteen miles' walk under the steely stars.
Anger itself could not warm her, for that she was angry was plain only from the steely sparkle in her grey eyes.
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
It remedies matters when you have some one to fight for you, asserted Ronny, her gray eyes steely with purpose.
There was no moon, and in the starlight the mountains loomed very dark and somber against the steely night sky.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
The steely lake, and the rough-ridged, black-green sea of the fir-tops began to unroll below him.
KINGS IN EXILESIR CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS

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